Tripsacum floridana Dwarf Fakahatchee Grass


GROUPING OF DWARF FAKAHATCHEE GRASS
GROUPING OF DWARF FAKAHATCHEE GRASS

Use: Dwarf Fakahatchee is a grassy groundcover of medium height, usually growing to 24" tall, and is used in natural groupings.


Characteristics: Dwarf Fakahatchee is a grayish-green grassy shrub that is native to Florida. Plants grow in clumps from the center. Though not particularly colorful, Dwarf Fakahatchee adds a graceful, fine texture to the landscape. It is most commonly used in native and natural landscapes and along golf course and roadway buffers. Leaves will turn brown if the temperature drops too low, but they come back quickly as weather warms up.


Trimming: DO NOT SHEAR. Trim Dwarf Fakahatchee once per year, in the summer only. Cut them back leaving approximately 12" off the ground. Plants will recover quickly, usually in a month or so if cut back in June.


Fertilizer: Dwarf Fakahatchee does not require fertilizer, but do need irrigation during dry periods.